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Taboo Foods For Pets

The holidays can spell trouble for pets. According to the National Animal Poison Control Center these foods are No-No’s for pets: Chocolate Grapes, raisins Sugar-free gums and candies (containing xylitol) Fatty foods Onions, garlic Compost, mulch Human medications Macadamia nuts Cleaning agents Unbaked bread dough Alcohol Other Holiday Hazards: Electric Cords Tinsel Ornaments Sponges Styrofoam [...]

By | 2018-12-10T20:59:39+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Holiday Pets|0 Comments

Caring For Your Geriatric Pet

When does a pet become ‘old’? According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, pets are living longer now than they ever have before due to improved veterinary care and dietary habits. One consequence of this is that pets, along with their owners and veterinarians, are faced with a whole new set of age-related conditions. In [...]

By | 2018-12-10T21:00:17+00:00 December 10th, 2018|Pet Health & Safety Tips|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Hazards – Keep Away From Your Pets

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to get together with family and friends and enjoy a delicious meal. However, several of our favorite holiday treats can be toxic and even life-threatening, if ingested by cats or dogs. Keep the following trimmings away from your pets: Rich, fatty foods (turkey skins, gravy, etc.,) can contribute to pancreatitis. Inflammation [...]

By | 2018-12-10T21:00:54+00:00 November 7th, 2018|Pet Health & Safety Tips|0 Comments

Outsmarting Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitos

Summer has ended and we’re in the full fall swing. And while some animals prepare to head into hibernation this time of year, unfortunately many parasites do not. As much as we’d like to think we can enjoy winter without bugs, these hardy critters require our pets to have year ‘round protection. Fleas and ticks [...]

By | 2018-10-17T15:29:19+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Pet Health & Safety Tips|0 Comments